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John Allen Elliott


John Allen Elliott, age 64, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at his home.

John Allen loved his family and cars. He was a talented mechanic and an even better husband for right at 40 years. He was a football player and a black belt in karate. John Allen enjoyed life and being active with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Johnny Elliott, Jr.

John Allen is survived by his wife, Susan Anderson Elliott; son, Lee Allen Elliott, both of Marion, Va.; mother, Joyce Elliott of Chilhowie, Va.; sister, Ravenna Hawkins and husband, Andy of Danville, Va.; several nieces and nephews; special caregivers, Katie Gross, Adreanna Meek both of Marion, Va. and Harvey Hudgins of Rural Retreat, Va.; special friends, the Heath brothers of Chilhowie, Va., Bobby McClure of Marion, Va., and Dean Barr of Abingdon, Va.; special dogs, Saint, Blackie and Indian.

In addition to his caregivers, the family would also like to thank Wythe Hospice of Southwest Virginia.

The family will have a private service to celebrate John Allen's life.

To share memories of John Allen Elliott, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for John Allen's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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Dorothy Culbert Jun 14 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Elliott

Dorothy Culbert Jun 14 2021 12:00 AM

Allen has been my lifelong friend. We were obsessed challenger owners in the 70s and mopar fans forever. He will be missed. Prayers to all of the family.

LINDA DIAZ Nov 14 2020 12:00 AM

Very sorry to of Allens passing. Prayers going out to his family.

Tim Haga Nov 12 2020 12:00 AM

Ravenna, Joyce, Susie, Lee and families, David and I are so saddened to hear of the loss of Allen. He was such a talented mechanic and was always so friendly to everyone. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers, May God give you comfort, strength, and peace in the days ahead. David and Connie Wyatt

Connie Wyatt Nov 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Elliott

Connie Wyatt Nov 11 2020 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of Allens passing. He was such a nice guy and great mechanic. Prayers for the Elliot family during this difficult time. Dean and Lisa Berry

Dean Berry Nov 9 2020 12:00 AM

Ravenna and Family, Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Allen was always so sweet and kind. I can see him tinkering under the hood of his car with Wolf right at his side all those many years ago.

Lisa L. Sturgill Nov 9 2020 12:00 AM

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